Why the chickens at Sin Ming Court do not have to cross the road and leave the estate

 Free-ranging chickens seen walking around at Sin Ming Court estate on May 31, 2019.
Free-ranging chickens seen walking around at Sin Ming Court estate on May 31, 2019.ST PHOTO: VANESSA LIU

SINGAPORE - The free-ranging chickens in a corner of Bishan can continue to be, well, as free as a bird thanks to residents of Sin Ming Court who overwhelmingly voted to not have them removed from the estate despite complaints of the noise caused by the free-roaming fowls.

For the first time, it was residents, and not the authorities, who got to decide the fate of their fine-feathered friends.

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